A heavily armed man and woman were in custody Monday after trying to enter the Air Force base that houses the headquarters for U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan without authorization, an Air Force spokeswoman said.
The pair was stopped at a gate at MacDill Air Force Base about 5 pm after they could not show proper identification, Senior Airman Katherine Holt said. A search of the vehicle after they were detained found military-style uniforms and gear and several ‘rifle ‘type weapons’ , Holt said. The two were being questioned Monday evening, another Air Force spokeswoman, Elizabeth Gosselin, told CNN. There names are being withheld. (We wonder why??) read more